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Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

Turkey called a statement by southern European leaders threatening sanctions on Ankara 'biased, disconnected from reality and lack a legal basis'

Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

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Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

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Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

The royal palace in Spain has confirmed previous reports that former King Juan Carlos, who faces corruption allegations, has fled to Abu Dhabi

Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

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Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace hotel, after ...

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Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace hotel, after fleeing Spain on a private jet a week ago

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

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US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

The pullout comes in line with coalition plans to withdraw from bases across Iraq and consolidate in Baghdad and at the Ain al-Asad Airbase in ...

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Chinese face masks 'produced with Uighur forced labour'

A number of Chinese PPE producers exporting face masks around the world employ Uighur forced labour, according to a new investigation.

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Gregory A. Maniatis

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Comment: Governments should take five urgent, essential steps to address the precarious situation of migrants during the pandemic, writes ...

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Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

Last year, the 12-year-old girl's body was found in Manchester’s River Irwell.

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Stranded tourists flood Morocco airports amid flight cuts

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Stranded tourists flood Morocco airports amid flight cuts

Morocco has suspended regular flights with some 30 countries affected by the new coronavirus epidemic, leaving thousands stranded.

Erdogan demands NATO supports Turkey in Syria conflict

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Erdogan demands NATO supports Turkey in Syria conflict

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded more support Monday from his NATO and EU allies, despite anger over his bid to pressure them by ...

EU member states set to recognise Palestine: report

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EU member states set to recognise Palestine: report

Jean Asselborn will put forward the initiative to EU members states at a meeting on Monday, seeking joint European recognition of a Palestinian ...

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'Africa's richest woman' linked to Dubai 'corruption' case

Isabel dos Santos fled Angola for the UK following corruption allegations that include money laundering and fraud when she was head of state oil company Sonangol.

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Is Israel normalising ties with Morocco?

Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab nations to have signed peace treaties with Israel, but Morocco has been relaxing the Arab world's decades-old ...

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US captures 'Iranian missiles' en route to Yemen

Officials said it was the first that such sophisticated missile components have been seized en route to Yemen.

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Europe urges release of kidnapped Libyan lawmaker

Thirteen European diplomatic missions in Libya demanded the immediate release of Siham Sergiwa, a lawmaker abducted from her home by an armed ...

Half of EU countries refused to condemn Saudi abuses

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Half of EU countries refused to condemn Saudi abuses

Nearly half of EU members refused to condemn rights violations in Saudi Arabia.

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Migrants stranded off Italy 'fed pizza to calm tensions'

The situation on board the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, where 107 migrants have waited for 18 days to disembark at a nearby Italian island, is ...

Fortress Europe is drowning in refugee and migrant blood

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Fortress Europe is drowning in refugee and migrant blood

Comment: Obsessed with controlling the numbers of migrants' arrivals, Europe is complicit in their frequent deaths. Only by prioritising ...

Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

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Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

Italy's anti-immigrant deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said he would allow the migrants rescued last week and held on a coastguard boat to ...

<em>Portugal</em> suspends visas to Iranians over 'security concerns'

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Portugal suspends visas to Iranians over 'security concerns'

Portugal's foreign minister said visas to Iranian citizens have been suspended over 'security concerns'.

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